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South Boston Job Fair Rescheduled for February 8


January 21, 2011

Averett University's Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) Program will be hosting a job fair at Riverstone Technology Centre (1100 Confroy Drive) in South Boston Feb. 8 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The job fair was originally scheduled for Jan. 11, but was rescheduled due to inclement weather.

Several area businesses who are currently hiring will be at the job fair including Halifax Regional Health System, Danville Regional Medical Center, Dollar General, Lowes, Swedwood and Doc u Systems. In addition to providing job seekers with the opportunity to meet with potential employers, the job fair will also feature workshops on résumé writing and interview skills.

The job fair is sponsored by Papa Johns, Dollar General and the Industrial Development Authority of Halifax County. For more information about the job fair contact Katherine Pappas-Smith at 434-791-5844 or katherine.pappas-smith@gps.averett.edu.

Chartered in 1859 and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga., Telephone: 404-679-4501), Averett is a coeducational, comprehensive university located in Danville, Va. Averett enrolls more than 2,700 students on its main campus and in its statewide programs.